7 Assisted Living Facilities near Meriden, CT

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Meriden, CT

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The Village at Kensington Place

Provides: Assisted Living
511 Kensington Ave, Meriden, CT 06451
"The Village was very nice. My aunt was there for four years and she enjoyed it there. The apartments were very nice, clean, and there was plenty of room. The food was wonderful, and they had a..." More

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Meriden Center

Provides: Assisted Living
845 Paddock Ave, Meriden, CT 06450
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

5 Assisted Living Facilities near Meriden, CT

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Mulberry Gardens of Southington

Provides: Assisted Living
58 Mulberry Street, Plantsville, CT 06479
"We chose Mulberry Gardens of Southington for my mom because it fit her needs and she likes it. It's a very nice place. The staff is exceptional and very nice. They know your name. My mom said she's..." More

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Masonicare at Ashlar Village

Provides: Assisted Living
74 Cheshire Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492
"We’re going into Masonicare at Ashlar Village. My husband has Alzheimer’s, so eventually, he will be going into a different stage. Included with our monthly fee will be our electricity and all the..." More

Orchards At Southington

Provides: Assisted Living
34 Hobart Street, Southington, CT 06489
"Orchards at Southington was a good place. It was very nicely laid out, very clean, and it had a covered entryway. The 1-bedroom apartment that we saw was nice but a little small for us. The living..." More

Marbridge Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
665 West Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410
"Marbridge Retirement Center was very good. They had a lot of construction going on in a new building going up. The place was very homey, and the interior was nice, clean, and well-kept. It's a..." More

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Skyview Center

Provides: Assisted Living
35 Marc Dr, Wallingford, CT 06492
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Meriden

    Seniors living in Meriden, Connecticut may enjoy a stroll through Hubbard Park, where the annual Daffodil festival takes place, or seeing a show in the nearby cities of New Haven or Hartford. Seniors in Meriden who are in need of assisted living services will find two facilities in Meriden and four in nearby Wallingford and Southington.

    Assisted living service agencies (ALSAs) are defined in Connecticut as managed residential communities providing assistance in activities of daily living and necessary nursing services for adults 55+. These agencies are licensed and regulated by the Facilities Licensing and Investigations Section of the state’s Department of Public Health. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Meriden

    • Meriden experiences cold winters averaging 18 degrees Fahrenheit and receives a higher amount of snow and rainfall than the national average. This can be challenging for seniors who want to spend more time outdoors.

    • Social security income is taxable in Connecticut, where some seniors may be exempted or partially taxed. Alongside a slightly higher cost of living in Meriden as compared to the national average, public and private pensions are also fully taxed by the state.

    • Meriden has a higher crime rate than 92 percent of other cities and towns in Connecticut. The city’s property crime rate in particular is also higher than the national average.

    • While Meriden is a car-dependent city, there are bus and rail services available with reduced fares for adults 65 and up. The city of Meriden also offers free Mini-Bus rides for residents 55 and above for pre-scheduled trips to medical appointments, shops, banks, pharmacies, hair salons, convalescent homes and the Meriden Senior Center.

    • The Meriden area is home to world-class medical facilities, including MidState Medical Center, MedExpress Urgent Care Center, the Community Health Center of Meriden and several Hartford Healthcare Medical Group services in Meriden in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Meriden has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Max E. Muravnick Meriden Senior Center, an organization that offers free recreational and fitness programs, affordable meals and other social services for ages 55+.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Meriden

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Connecticut

    $4,172.00 Hamden
    $4,050.00 Middletown
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,895.00 Rocky Hill
    $3,750.00 Meriden
    $3,450.00 Waterbury

    Assisted Living costs in Meriden start around $3,750 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Meriden and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Meriden

    Senior citizens 65 and up may be eligible to avail of the state’s Medicaid 1915(c) waiver program, the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE), to cover the cost of AL services in Meriden. 

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Meriden

    Meriden and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Meriden, please visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Meriden

    Meriden-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Connecticut are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Meriden, CT

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Meriden

    • Review of The Village at Kensington Place

      I think The Village at Kensington Place is fine, but it’s not going to be the facility for me. It was functional versus charming. It was clean. The woman who conducted the tour was very nice. Also,... Read more

      Anonymous Lovely Visitor
    • Review of The Village at Kensington Place

      The Village was very nice. My aunt was there for four years and she enjoyed it there. The apartments were very nice, clean, and there was plenty of room. The food was wonderful, and they had a grea... Read more

      Philip6
    • Review of The Village at Kensington Place

      I picked The Village at Kensington Place for my mother, and I’m very pleased. It's not easy for my mom because I took her out of her community, which is in Norwich (that’s about 50 miles away), to ... Read more

      Maria29
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